Saturday, May 2, 2015

wrmk national scrapbook day blog hop!


Hello We R fans! Welcome to our National Scrapbook Day Blog Hop! I'm so glad you joined me today to celebrate our amazing hobby of storytelling and memory keeping. First off I've got a fun project to share with you.




I created this layout using the new Denim Blues collection. This collection is full of adorable printed denim fabric paper and die cut stickers, and it's perfect for layouts, cards, decor, DIY projects, and just about any other craft project you can come up with!


I really wanted to showcase the unique possibilities of the fabric properties of this line, so I tore some strips of it and stitched them down to my kraft background cardstock with my sewing machine. I love the texture that created on my page! ETA: Since I've had some questions about the denim collection, I thought I'd clarify the this is real demin fabric backed with paper to stabilize it. It look so real because it is real fabric--so fun!


To add a little textural contrast I included some wood veneer and cork elements as well.


Working with the denim paper was a lot of fun, and I can't wait to create more projects with it. I've got all kinds of fun ideas in mind, so check back soon!

So, is anybody interested in a giveaway?? I'm thrilled to offer you a chance to win one of my go-to tools from We R Memory Keepers. The 3x4 Card Punch!!



With this punch you can create instant custom 3x4 journaling cards for pocket pages using your favorite patterned papers. You can easily crop your photos to fit your 3x4 photo sleeves.


You can also make quick and easy layers for cardmaking, mini albums, or other projects. Plus you can flatten and lock the punch for easy storage.

If you'd like to be considered for this giveaway please leave a comment below telling me what you would use the 3x4 Card Punch for. Comments will remain open until Thursday, May 7th at midnight (mountain time). I'll select a random winner who I will announce on Friday, May 8th. Good luck, and be sure to check back to see if you won!

Here's the list of We R designer blogs to visit. Be sure to check out each one, leave them some love, and enter their giveaways! Have fun, and happy NSD!

Jennie McGarvey
Traci Penrod
Samantha Taylor
Aimee Maddern
Kathy Martin:
Carrie Walz
Jen McDermott
Aly Dosdall  (You are here)

**ETA: Comments for this post are now closed. Thank you for entering!

90 comments:

Barbara Carlson said...

The denim is so cute!!!

Anisa Rae said...

So exciting! I have wanted one of these for a long time.

Lori said...

I love this punch! Very inspiring! Loving the denim!

rlovew said...

I love those various denims!

zub momi said...

Fabulous project! Awesome stitching! Thanks for the chance to win :)

Angi Barrs said...

What a fun way to use denim! Fabulous!

jcobb said...

Great layout! And thanks for showcasing the Denim Blues collection...I love it! And love the cork and wood stickers!

Jill said...

Your layout is really great!! That's such a cool use of the denim papers! I would love the 3x4 Card Punch for use in my photo sleeves and also to make some card tags. So much easier than cutting with scissors :)

Pepperwood said...

I absolutely love the way you have used denim. Very unique!

Gina Mether said...

This is the first time seeing the denim. Love it. I would love the 3"X4 card punch.

JPScraps said...

Fabulous layout! I'm going to have to keep a lookout for that denim paper!

Denise Ward said...

While I really like the denim designs featured, I am SUPER EXCITED about the giveaway! You have NO IDEA how much I'd LOVE TO HAVE this 3x4 punch or how long I've wanted one!!! Thanks so much for the chance to win it!!
Happy Scrapbooking Day!

Donna Strander said...

Well, let's see cards, I love working with canvas and making my own home decor with pictures and saying so I'm sure I could use it for that

Linda said...

Love that Denim, Great for my rough and tough grandson layouts. Thanks for the chance to win.

Lady Fair said...

Wow, what a cool new paper/fabric line from WRMK! I would use the punch for cards, it's the perfect size for a focal image. :)

Ellen P. said...

Great layout & nice giveaway :)

Leslie said...

this is super cute! thanks for sharing

Kim Barrera said...

Great layout, I have been wanting to incorporate fabric into my layouts and cards. thanks for the inspiration. I would use the punch to crop photos and to make tags.
I love all thing WRMK!

Wendy G said...

Oh,I would love to be able to finally consolidate all my pictures of 44 years of marriage into a scrapbook using the pocket pages. I've always wanted one of these and have just put off getting one. Thanks for the opportunity to win this! Wendy

BeverlyBL said...

Love all of your denim. So cute.

Laura Stewart said...

love that texture !

Jeff said...

I just started pocket scrapbooking this year. I am trying it for a year to see what I think. I would use the punch to get my pictures centered just right.

Christi said...

Beautiful. I would use the punch to make backer cards for my product.

Ladybug said...

Great LO! Looove that denim look. Even looks real!!! TFS! :-) Thanks for a chance to win your blog candy! :-)

Michelle Smith said...

Love the denim look. Think I'll use this as inspiration!!

Janis said...

Whaaa-aaat??? Printed denim fabric paper????? I think I am in LOVE!!! What a wonderful LO you have made with this collection!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

Linda said...

I love this denim paper
and I have never seen this 3 x 4 punch. How adorable
thank you

Sue said...

Love, Love, love this. I am a denim girl. Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

Beatrice Lawson said...

Loving the stitched denim strips, what a fantastic layout! I would use the punch to create journaling tags and to get my photos cut to just the right size for PL pages. Brilliant tool!

N said...

Happy NSD Aly! I really loved your layout. Awesome use of the denim collection and I'm beginning to really like the cork embellishments. Beautiful job. I would love to win the 3X4 Card Punch. What a great giveaway :)

Alexia Misso said...

Love the denim, amazing layout! Happy NSD!

Lisa Moreau said...

Love the denim paper and the great layout. I am getting so much inspiration today. :) Would love to win the 3x4 punch... so many uses for it!

Karey said...

I would use it in my mini baby album making. My DH is out of work at the present time. The company just let go all US employees and are bring people from the foreign owned company over to the US to run the company. I have had 3 baby showers to attend, so I am trying to use up some of my stash in making 8x8 albums rather than going and buying from their registries. Thanks for my chance to win.

Sara said...

Such an amazing idea in your layout! Love the use of denim. And the giveaway is so cool!

Debbie Lou said...

Great layout with those
yummy dots and stripes.
Happy Scrapbooking Day!

Debbie Lou said...

Great layout with those
yummy dots and stripes.
Happy Scrapbooking Day!

Jean Bullock said...

I would use the 3X4 punch in my classroom for making Mother's Day cards. I love the idea that they could punch out the shape themselves. It would be cool to turn the shapes into "coupons" to give their Mom's as a gift.

Amy C. said...

Pretty layout! I would use this punch for my card making!

Regena said...

ur layout is incredible..loving all the denim..ur giveawy would be awesome for making cards

Kaatje said...

love the denimpaper. but I had the pink punch ans throw it away for the smell. So a new one iwth no smells would be great

Reel Girl said...

ADORE this layout! The denim strips are awesome! That punch would be an awesome addition to my craft tools!

Paula said...

Your layout is so playful, love it! Happy NSD!

Paula said...

Your layout is so playful, love it! Happy NSD!

petunia670 said...

Love the denim strips!

Sarita Venter said...

Stunning paper. I would love the card punch. Can use it to make fab cards to attach to my cards and to my gift bags - like mosaic. Thanks for sharing. Oh and it can be used to make tags for the men in my life!

Theresa Riggs said...

Love the layout! Thanks for sharing!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Loving your layout!!! Happy happy NSD to you!!!

FussBudget said...

So many layouts want you to use 3x4 photos, especially in pre-made kits, this punch would solve so many of my scrap problems.

Camille L said...

The layout is cute, and the denim patterns are awesome!

cghundley said...

What a fun way to use
the denim pieces! Too
cute. I do PL so I would
use this punch to make
pocket pages!
Carla from Utah

craftymom205 said...

Love the layout. Thanks for sharing. Love this tool you used.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Brithzi said...

Wow! So is it paper or is it fabric? Interesting.

Ann Kulseth said...

What a neat project .... thanks for sharing.

Cynthia B. said...

Gosh, I love this denim!
The 3x4 punch looks so cool - so great for creating custom cards for my pocket pages!

Robin B. said...

What a fun layout, love the denim strips! I would use the punch for layouts and cards. Thanks for sharing.

Brittany Kosydar said...

Oh wow that denim is awesome!!

KellyG said...

So cool, love that layout!

Tracey said...

I'd use the punch to create 3x4 cards from memorabilia like brochures, maps, mail, etc.

Liz O. said...

Lovely LO! And fab giveaway! TFS

Stacey said...

fantastic layout! thanks so much for the chance to win one of their awesome punches!

Margaret said...

Very cute layout! I can't get over how real that denim paper looks!

Bossy said...

OMG my favourite page, I just love stitching on my pages and cards. The 3x4 punch would be so handy for my pocket page travel album I need to do. Also it would help me make some cute quick gift cards. Thank you.

Ravejest said...

What a cute layout! And perfect for a photo I found of my younger daughter and her friend back in kindergarten - both were wearing denim skirts and white blouses. I would use the 3x4 punch to finish my scrapbook from our time in Germany 20+ years ago!

Jenny McGee said...

Cool denim, cool punch. Thanks for a chance to win.

kjorz99 said...

I love this! Thanks for the chance to win.

Mary Holshouser said...

All of the strips really highlight the "tattoo" on the little girls cheek.
Darling layout.
thanks for the chance to win something I've been wanting.

Kelly Massman said...

your layout is FABulous-you really rocked the denim! And, i would use the punch for layouts and cards--awesome! TFS!

Heather said...

I would use the 3x4 punch to easily punch out photos. It would definitely save some steps!

Patricia said...

Loving your denim layout! So nice!!

I would love a chance at the 3x4 punch. I tend to use only 4x6 photos and this would allow me to change it up a bit and easily. Thanks. floresfour@aol.com

Kris said...

One can never have enough tools...I say his to my husband when I "need" another crafting tool...it puts him in a great mood for buying! Thanks for the chance to own a 3x4 punch!

Cristina Criscolores said...

I think the denim is a cute idea to combine with kids LO, or maybe for men... excellent, thanks for share!

Jan said...

Love your layout! The denim is awesome! I would use the 3x4 punch in my layouts! I have been wanting one for awhile! Thanks for the chance to win!

Darling541 said...

I would use the 3x4 card punch to add cut-out details to the front of my 5x7 cards.

Faye's Crafti Corner said...

The denim and cork are fabulous. Love it!!! Thanks for the chance to win and for sharing your awesome work!!!

Rebecca said...

I would love to win this! I have been thinking about starting one of these scrapbooks. I would use this to start that. Thanks for the chance to win!!

Emily said...

I would use the 3x4 punch for Project Life and shaker cards.

ShelleyJo said...

Would love to win!

Kit said...

I would use the punch mostly for cards and hopefully layouts (I haven't scrapped in quite a while). Also my daughter could use it for creating things for her students in middle school.

jd designs said...

Denim & cork... simple divine! Love it!! Love the texture it gives to your layout!

Rufred said...

Cute denim ideas.

barbara macaskill said...

I MUST HAVE the denim papers!! LOVELOVELOVE this!! TFS!

Linda Smith said...

I just love your denim!! Fabulous layout! I would use the tool for cropping and making tags! Great giveaway!!

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome page! Love that denim.... great look!

Helen Gullett said...

WOW!!!! Those denim strips are AMAZING!!!! Your layout is fabulous :D

LChippy76 said...

WoW * WOW ** W O W ***
LOVE the Denim layers!!!
TFS!!!

Leonor said...

Love the denim!!

Xandra Gutierrez said...

Very cute! I've never used the denim look.

Ashley Despain said...

Never thought to use denim like that. The punch tool is something I've been eyeing for a while. Thanks for the opportunity!

Crystal DeJesus said...

I really love the denim inclusion into the crafts. It's adds a different character to the project. The 3x4 punch sounds useful, I would definitely use it to trim photos and make albums of my son and daughter (eta in late september)
Thanks for this great blog hop!

Emily Guy said...

I would have a go at making Temple recommend pictures/holders!